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This Week's Off-Broadway Openings: February 21, 2011-February 27, 2011

February 22, 2011 - by CG News Desk
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Cactus Flower - This vintage romantic comedy follows Julian Winston, a handsome, middle-aged Park Avenue dentist and bachelor, who, to evade commitment, tells his much younger girlfriend Toni that he is married. When Toni demands to meet his wife he recruits his prickly nurse to play the part and love blossoms in the most unexpected places.

Kin - Anna, an Ivy League poetry scholar, and Sean, an Irish personal trainer, hardly seem destined for one another. But as their web of disparate family and friends crosses great distances - both psychologically and geographically - an unlikely new family is forged. Bathsheba Doran's play sheds a sharp light on the changing face of kinship in the expansive landscape of the modern world.

The Merchant of Venice - Set in the city of Venice, where all nations meet and the clash of cultures can lead to startling violence, this play has an astonishing mixture of elements: comedy both raucous and gentle, steely-eyed satire, intense compassion, tender poetry, and the perpetual struggle between mercy and justice. A mysteriously melancholy rich man, a dashing young lover in desperate need of cash, a moneylender with good reason to seek revenge and a witty young woman with a knack for disguise are the elements of Shakespeare's sparkling and troubling tragicomedy. F. Murray Abraham stars as Shylock.

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